Former Houston Texas defensive lineman Travis Johnson is not the only person who believes Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is overpaid. Romo agreed to a six-year, $108 million deal with the Cowboys earlier this offseason that reportedly includes $55 million guaranteed. Is it too much? Maybe. But is he a horrendous quarterback who is worth absolutely nothing? I wouldn’t go that far.
During a recent discussion on CSN Houston, Johnson went off on Romo for being a “thief” who has been handed everything and won nothing.
“When Tony Romo got to Dallas he had everything around him and was a loser,” Johnson said. “At one time he had five Pro Bowlers on the offensive line. They have no passing game, so nobody’s worried about the run.”
Johnson was just getting warmed up. His colleagues kept trying to remind him that the Cowboys have had plenty of other problems outside of Romo, but the former first-rounder out of Florida State couldn’t be stopped. Since the show is based in Houston, the subject briefly changed to Texas quarterback Matt Schaub. Johnson worked that into his criticism of Romo.